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List of famous people born in 1936, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1936 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1936. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1936, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1936 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

List is made up of a variety of celebs, including Wilt Chamberlain and Robert Redford.

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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Burton Leon "Burt" Reynolds, Jr. is an American actor, director and voice artist. ...more

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Age: 81

Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

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Dennis Hopper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He attended the Actors Studio, making his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in two films with James Dean. In the next ten years he made a name in television, and by the end of the 1960s had ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1936-2010)

Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Artist Film Director, + more

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#74 on The Best American Actors Working Today

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Alan Alda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing, and his supporting role in the 2004 film The Aviator, for ...more

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Age: 81

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Television director, Screenwriter, Author Actor, + more

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#77 on The Best American Actors Working Today

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Andrei Chikatilo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo was a Soviet serial killer, nicknamed the Butcher of Rostov, the Red Ripper, and the Rostov Ripper, who committed the sexual assault, murder and mutilation of a minimum of 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990 in the Russian SFSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the Uzbek ...more

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Age: Died at 58 (1936-1994)

Birthplace: Sumy Oblast, Ukraine

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Bruce Dern is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Bruce MacLeish Dern is an American actor. He frequently takes roles as a supporting character actor, often playing villains of unstable nature. He has appeared in more than 80 feature films, and received Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for the 1978 film Coming Home and Best Actor ...more

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Age: 80

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

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Charlie Daniels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Charles Edward "Charlie" Daniels is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for his contributions to country, bluegrass, and Southern rock music. He is perhaps best known for his number one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", and multiple other songs he has written and performed. ...more

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Age: 80

Profession: Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Lyricist, + more

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#72 on The Best Political Musicians

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Albert Finney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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Albert Finney is an English actor. Beginning in the theatre, Finney was especially successful in plays by William Shakespeare before he switched to films. He achieved prominence in films in the early 1960s, his debut being The Entertainer, directed by Tony Richardson, who had directed him in theatre ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Singer Film Director

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#35 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#61 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

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David Carradine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Born in 1936
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David Carradine was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a warrior monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970s television series Kung Fu. He was a member of a productive acting family that began with his father, John Carradine. His acting career, which included major and ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1936-2009)

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter Film Producer, + more

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#92 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

#24 on The All-Time Greatest Martial Arts Actors

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